Lip augmentation is a popular procedure that creates fuller, plumper lips. It is used to enhance the appearance and reduce wrinkles around the mouth, sometimes referred to as “smoker lines”. It is equally popular among younger women wanting to have larger upper and lower lip and older women and men fighting the signs of aging.
Hyaluronic acid (example: Juvederm Ultra or Juvederm Ultra Plus) is by far the most common product used for lip augmentation. It is a substance naturally found in human body. It is responsible for holding water and giving volume to the skin. As part of aging, body’s natural hyaluronic acid production slows, which in turn result in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A simple, in-office procedure of lip augmentation with Juvederm can replenish the lost volume, smooth out the wrinkles around the mouth or create the lips you have always wanted.
Hyaluronic acid fillers can improve the appearance of your lips by adding:
The effects typically last around six months. After that more injections are needed to keep the volume of your lips.